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Queen of my deserted soul
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Queen of my deserted soul
Queen of my deserted soul

Self portrait emproved by my dear super friend Dado - The Italian Eye!!!
....he is better than a beauty farm, lol!!!

© Mata Patan
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Dan J. Holm
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    Whoa! Gorgeous SP, Mata!! That color and the lighting is magnificent!

6/8/2005 12:08:22 AM

 
S  J
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Beautiful self portrait, Mata!! You look great with the added dreamy effects!!! Wow! Dado has done a great job!!

6/8/2005 12:14:35 AM

 
Sachin M. Jadhav
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wow.... great composition,color,lighting and image softness

6/8/2005 12:15:10 AM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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Quegli occhi mi hanno perforato lo schermo! LOLO

6/8/2005 12:18:20 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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This is gorgeous ! You are gorgeous Mata !! Beautiful colors, framing and lighting...and model !

6/8/2005 12:20:31 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Fabulous collaboration on this SP, Mata, with excellent lighting and colors, as well as the model's natural beauty!! Well done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

6/8/2005 12:23:36 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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Mata......please, please consider using this as your mini-macro.
How much do you think Dado would charge to make me look this good - nah, forget it....I could NEVER look that good.
A beautiful image Mata - you really are gorgeous!!
:-) dddu

6/8/2005 12:28:29 AM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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Mesdames and Messieurs let me introduce you to a tipical Sicilian Beauty!
Isn't she LOVELY! Mata, no beauty farm can emprove that! it 's all natural.

6/8/2005 12:28:49 AM

 
Jessica McCollam
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Fabulous self portrait, Mata! I love the soft glow and the lighting too! VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!:)

6/8/2005 12:30:30 AM

 
Jordi Delgado

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Gorgeous shot and work, Mata/Dado!!!... And what a gorgeous model!!!! I think you should work togheter more often to make images like this one!!!

:-))

6/8/2005 12:42:27 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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You and Dado make an excellent team, Mata! Beauty AND talent ~ unbeatable combination!! And those colors are gorgeous!
P.S. Ditto what Donna says!
(2nd P.S. Tell your brother-in-law hello! LOL!!)

6/8/2005 12:42:34 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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wonderful self portrait...

6/8/2005 1:41:13 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Mata this is wonderful.

First off you are a beautiful lady and Danilo did a super job on this image.

Love the blue wrap around your face and this is one stunning portrait.

WOW EXCELLENT JOB......Kerby

6/8/2005 2:16:16 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Beautiful SP, Mata!!! Excellent team work!

6/8/2005 2:27:21 AM

 
Paul Michko
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WOW!!! What a beautiful model, how can you go wrong. :) Terrific capture and work on this. Very beautiful, Mata.

6/8/2005 2:47:39 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Wonderful SP of a very beautiful young lady! Very well done, Mata!!

6/8/2005 3:03:37 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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What an absolutley beautiful self portrait, Mata! You make a lovely model!!!

6/8/2005 3:27:14 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Wow! A winning combination if I ever did see one! This is awesome Mata - I love it! Dado - can you make me look this good?!?

6/8/2005 3:46:13 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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WOW!!!! What beautiful colors and such a lovely self portrait. You are beautiful

6/8/2005 4:13:19 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Beautiful photo. You are a very lovely lady Mata!!!
In Answer to your comment on my photo...
In Australia we are only half way through our school year. It is winter here now. Our school year goes from January to December.

6/8/2005 4:22:36 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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How lovely, Mata!!
You make a gorgeous model!

6/8/2005 4:35:33 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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You make a beautiful model Mata!!!

6/8/2005 5:05:57 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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WOWWWWWWWWWWW Mata you are gorgeous!!!!
have to agree you make super model love this SP Dado did such great job on this love the lighting and dream effect !

6/8/2005 5:30:54 AM

 
Joy Rector
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Gorgeous.

6/8/2005 5:36:50 AM

 
Steve Mescha
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I don't think you have to be told how fantastic this is! Outstanding example of one picture being worth more than a thousand words!!!!!

6/8/2005 6:35:42 AM

 
Stacey M
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Mata you are gorgeous!!!! This is the best SP I have ever seen....think we will be seeing this one again!!! You go girl (and Dado!!!) :-D

6/8/2005 6:47:41 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Lovely portrait, Mata, very well done.

6/8/2005 6:50:26 AM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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You are soooo Beautiful!!! Love your Self Portrait!!! mlg

6/8/2005 7:04:05 AM

 
Jane Summa
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Hi Mata! I'm speechless! Such beauty, extraordinary colors & fine details have me in awe right now! Awesome self portrait..I'm sure what touchups Dado helped you with were minor (but good)because, overall, we all know what a super photographer you are! Excellent image is every way!

6/8/2005 7:08:01 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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WOW!!! WOW!!!! WOW!!! You are fantastically GORGEOUS! Wonderful SP!! I bet you couldn't take a bad pic. This is very elegantly done Mata.. I am speechless..

6/8/2005 7:14:52 AM

 
Olivia Navarro
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I'll repeat the one word that everyone else has used that describes this portrait so well--WOW!!!!!!!!!!

Everything about this portrait screams professional--from your pose and composition to the effects. This will be back again FOR SURE!!!!

6/8/2005 7:32:48 AM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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Oh My God..... this is a second glancer portrait. *bowing* not worthy ;-). Way to go Mata! Peace, karen

6/8/2005 7:35:32 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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WOW - what a beautiful self portrait, Mata - love it!

6/8/2005 7:40:45 AM

 
Francesco PatanŔ
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MERAVIGLIOSA, questa Ŕ da grand prize. Se cosý non sarÓ Ŕ meglio che si vada a pascolare per altri siti.
Sono orgoglioso di averti trasmesso poche cose ma buone, tra queste la lealtÓ e la sinceritÓ.

6/8/2005 7:54:08 AM

 
Dominique Declerck
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C'est toi, ša!?Mata? ...waouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!

6/8/2005 8:01:45 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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This must be not only your favourite Mata but everyone's!! Very nice work both you and Dado!!!

6/8/2005 8:23:31 AM

 
Mata Patan
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People, I never felt so excited like today just for a photo!!!!
I really thanks everyone of you who spent nice words on this image and I have no words to thanks Dado for giving me this chance and for showing his great sense of friendship!!!!!
Thank you, Merci, Grazie, Danke!!!!!!!!

6/8/2005 8:45:06 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Mata - you've outdone yourself. This is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL! This is an outstanding self portrait! I know we'll be seeing this one again! One of my favorites of yours!! WOWOWOWOWOW!!!!!!

6/8/2005 8:55:14 AM

 
Sandy Landon
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WOW!!! ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL! What more can be said. Great work!

6/8/2005 9:48:11 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Mata you are beautiful! Love the lighting on your face!

6/8/2005 9:54:33 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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Mata, I have a feeling that whatever Dado did, only enhanced your genuine beauty. Also - it's not fair to be a great photographer AND a gorgeous model! Save some talent for the rest of us!! LOL!! Stunning work!

6/8/2005 9:54:46 AM

 
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Terrific portrait Mata!!!
You are not just a great photographer but you also could be a model, you are very beautiful I am sure that Dado did not have too much work!!! :0)

6/8/2005 10:31:50 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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VERY PRETTY and well done!!!! Shelly

6/8/2005 11:37:44 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Fantastico ritratto, ha tutti gli ingredienti per vincere, dal viso e l'espressione, I colori, la luce, la composizione e la mano esperta di Danilo.
BELLISSIMA FOTO, MATA!!!!!!!!

6/8/2005 11:46:37 AM

 
Terrill Province
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Wonderful shot of a talented photographer! I have enjoyed your gallery so much ~ count me as a big fan.

6/8/2005 1:04:54 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Have you considered modelling for yourself, Mata?;-) This is a gorgeous SP, if I ever saw one!!

6/8/2005 2:40:11 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Yup, the only word I can think of is --- WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is absolutley gorgeous!!! You are a beautiful model!!!

6/8/2005 3:02:48 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Gorgeous!!!! Dado's effects are lovely too! You really should use this for your minipic, Mata, it is perfect!!!

6/8/2005 3:07:50 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Both the photo and you are beautiful, Mata!
So very nicely done!

bill

6/8/2005 5:07:00 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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So beautiful, Mata!

6/8/2005 5:33:27 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Didn't need much improvement :-)
Really lovely SP. Like the colors and softness

6/8/2005 6:23:12 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Beautiful self portrait, Mata!!

6/8/2005 6:53:10 PM

 
Carol Brill
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I love the exotic look of this portrait as well as the romantic lighting and soft effects, Mata, a lovely collaboration (and great gift for your husband framed, perhaps?)!

6/8/2005 7:13:47 PM

 
Lori S. Aschbrenner
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WOW! Ditto to Carol's comments! This is STUNNING!

6/8/2005 11:02:45 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Wonderful Mata and I like your B/W version also! You have a beautiful persona without Dado's work Mata

6/9/2005 7:29:50 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Very beautiful shot! Wonderful work and excellent touch of Dado's art to add! Great work all around!

6/9/2005 2:50:32 PM

 
Daniel Diaz
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I believe the beauty also comes from you, beautiful SP, and lovely colors, I too also liked the B&W version!!!!

6/9/2005 5:25:02 PM

 
Darla Cobus
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One of the best SP I have ever seen, What amazing color and you are truley beautiful! I also love the B/W version!

6/10/2005 5:20:38 AM

 
Bryan Yates
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Beautiful image! This photo draws you in!! Whats not to like!!! Perfect!

6/10/2005 7:31:09 PM

 
Amanda Price
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AMAZING SP!! Great teamwork!

6/11/2005 7:38:12 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Mata, I missed this, wow, awesome your a "beautiful young lady"

Stan K

6/13/2005 1:09:37 PM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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Yes! I prefer the B&W much more!

6/13/2005 10:46:43 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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This is breathtakingly beautiful Mata!! You and Dado do great work!! :0) And you are always so inspiring! (both of you!)

6/25/2005 11:35:47 AM

 
Steve Mescha
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I just heard of your fantastic luck with this photo, Mata! Congradulations :-) !!!!!

7/2/2005 4:18:00 PM

 
Michael  F. Azucena
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Belissima!

7/3/2005 9:05:08 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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HOOORAY!!!! CONGRATULATIONS ON ANOTHER FINALIST, MATA!

7/22/2005 7:59:26 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Mata!

7/22/2005 9:56:36 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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A BIG Congrats Mata!!!!!!

7/22/2005 11:19:07 PM

 
Dominique Declerck
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C'est facile de gagner.. quand on est belle comme ša!! Congratulations, Mata!!!

7/23/2005 12:17:38 AM

 
Terrill Province
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Ah, but of course... this is one of the most beautiful images ever entered and I'm so excited for you! Brilliant!!! Congratulations!!!

7/23/2005 12:32:50 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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This is a winner picture Mata.Congratulations!

7/23/2005 2:59:47 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Ciao Bella, congrats on your all your finalists!! This one though is my favorite!!!

7/23/2005 4:26:45 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Beautiful! Congratulations!

7/23/2005 6:14:35 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Congratulations on your finalist, good luck on the next round, Mata!

7/23/2005 6:15:01 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Congratulations on this very well deserved finalist!! Great shot Mata!! This is so beautiful!!

7/23/2005 8:58:21 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Mata!! Where's Dado??

7/23/2005 9:09:08 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on Gorgeous finalist Mata best of luck in the next round!!!!!!!.

7/23/2005 12:52:15 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Mata, well done!

7/23/2005 1:40:25 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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LOVE THIS Mata. Congratulations on your win. Way to go!

7/23/2005 1:42:18 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Very beautiful...congratulations Mata!!!

7/23/2005 2:07:36 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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Congrats on your beautiful portrait Mata!! :0)

7/23/2005 3:43:25 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Mata

BEAUTIFUL.

Congradulations and I am sure we see this again.

Kerby

7/23/2005 4:47:40 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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I am *so thrilled* to see this beautiful image as a finalist Mata.
I knew it would get through!!!
Excellent news!
Fingers crossed for the next round my friend.
:-) dddu

7/23/2005 6:00:58 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Way to go, Mata, on this fabulous SP and CONGRATULATIONS once again!!The best of luck to you in the next judging round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

7/23/2005 6:09:47 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Absolutely gorgeous, Mata! Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round!

7/23/2005 6:14:20 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats Mata!!

7/23/2005 6:50:42 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations again on this beautiful SP and finalist, Mata!

7/23/2005 7:25:41 PM

 
Luis Louro
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Just beautiful, Mata, good luck!!!

7/24/2005 3:17:03 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I just knew this bombshell would make it... Fantastically gorgeous... Congrats on your finalists and best of luck!!!

7/24/2005 9:26:19 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Gorgeous image, Mata! Congratulations!!!

7/24/2005 1:19:17 PM

 
Sandy Landon
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Well we all knew this would be a winner!! So beautiful!! Congrats!

7/24/2005 5:00:37 PM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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O MAMMA MIA! Chi Ŕ questa donna bella che sto guardando? Nice work!

7/27/2005 1:53:58 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Mamma Mia indeed! Belated congratulations to you and Dado. This is to die for!

7/29/2005 2:22:34 AM

 
Julia a. Dixon
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i love this pic.. perfect light.. perfect color blue... Your friend did a great job... I bet it so fun to be in this pic.. I always behind the camera.. few pic of me.. until I got in betterphoto.. learn how to do it myself through camera timer.. as u can see pic of myself with my daughter.. it the best pic I ever have in long time.. would love to learn from you.. I love all ur pics in your gallery.. smile
can't decide which one is best.. as I pick this one.. beautiful light and color and your skin look good with everything..

hope to see more new pics...
wink
Julia

7/30/2005 8:41:32 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding self portrait Mata!! And great post work from Dado!!! Very nice!!!

7/31/2005 2:24:11 PM

 
Anderson D. Co
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This is a perfect work of art Mata.

8/17/2005 1:22:29 AM

 
Shari Travison
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Beautiful color and dramatic lighting. And you're very attractive. Congrats on your Finalist!

8/19/2005 2:10:58 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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congrats on this great finalist Mata!

8/20/2005 2:00:31 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on your finalist! I am thrilled to see this one made it to finalist!

8/20/2005 3:09:37 PM

 
Terrill Province
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Ahh, but of course! Congratulations ~

8/20/2005 3:31:33 PM

 
Sandy Landon
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Congrats on this beautiful image!!!

8/20/2005 4:12:49 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your finalist!

8/20/2005 4:22:00 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Mata!

8/20/2005 4:27:06 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations again on your finalist, Mata!

8/20/2005 4:33:04 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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Still awesome! Congratulations! :0)

8/20/2005 4:58:39 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I'm confused... Wasn't this a finalist last month as well?? Anyway.. It was gorgeous then and still is!!! Congratulations!!!

8/20/2005 5:50:32 PM

 
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Congratulations on your lovely finalist Mata.

Best of luck in the next round.

Kerby

8/20/2005 6:40:07 PM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!! I am absolutely sure that we will see this in the next round! It has dado luck all over it!! :o)

8/20/2005 8:26:05 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Mata!!!

8/20/2005 11:12:53 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congratulations to you and Dado Mata ~ this is stunning each time you see it!

8/21/2005 5:05:17 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Mata!!

8/21/2005 7:52:36 AM

 
Patty Razonable

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Congratulations on this beautiful portrait, Mata!!

8/21/2005 9:02:05 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Mata. This is GORGEOUS!

8/21/2005 9:03:22 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Such a georgeous frame with blue! You MUST feel pretty good about this one! It makes a perfect signaturepiece too!

8/21/2005 10:57:17 AM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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So beautiful, Mata! Congratulations and best wishes!!!

8/21/2005 1:16:57 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Mata on your finalist this month! Jeff

8/21/2005 6:01:04 PM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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This is so breathtaking, Mata! You can do a portrait of me anyday if they all turn out like this :) Congratulations on a definite winner!

8/21/2005 7:46:16 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Excellent and gorgeous shot Mata! Congratulations on your finalist, a winner in my eyes!

8/22/2005 6:58:55 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Mata, congratulations on a wonderful image of a beautiful woman

8/22/2005 8:26:27 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Mata!

8/22/2005 3:39:07 PM

 
bob cornelison
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Excellent shot and vivid colors! Congrats!
~:O)

8/22/2005 9:14:23 PM

 
S  J
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Woo Hoo!!! Double WIN!!! Congratulations again, Mata!!! Wow!!!

8/22/2005 11:04:09 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Congratulations again for win #2 this month, Mata, great job!!

8/22/2005 11:06:28 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congratulations Mata!

8/23/2005 12:03:52 AM

 
Jordi Delgado

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Congrats again, Mata!!! WooHoo!!!

:-))

8/23/2005 12:09:23 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Yea, Mata!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous WINNER!!!!!!

8/23/2005 12:37:08 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Fantastic win!! So well deserved!!

8/23/2005 12:43:09 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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E vai col raddoppio!
Ancora congratulazioni,bravissima, Mata!!

8/23/2005 1:34:47 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations again on your beautiful win, Mata!!!

8/23/2005 1:53:20 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations again on this wonderful and deserved win Mata!!!

8/23/2005 2:15:49 AM

 
Cliff & Patti Smith
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Wow....Congratulations Mata! This is beautiful and well deserved!

8/23/2005 3:00:40 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations on this absolutely gorgeous winner, Mata!

8/23/2005 3:13:36 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Mata!!! YEAH!!!

8/23/2005 3:35:32 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Congrats on your double win Mata!! You go girl!!!!!

8/23/2005 3:55:20 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Excellent! Congratulations Mata!

8/23/2005 3:56:17 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations, Mata, on both your fabulous wins!!!
kk

8/23/2005 3:57:45 AM

 
Shiva 
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Congrats Mata.. it was an excellent portrait.

8/23/2005 4:03:41 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Mata! Very well deserved Win!

8/23/2005 4:16:36 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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I'm so glad this won!!
Congratulations on your win, Mata!!

8/23/2005 4:28:03 AM

 
Walter Graziano
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A second Congratulations Mata, you are doing some job!!!! Excellent work!

8/23/2005 4:34:47 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your win Mata.

8/23/2005 4:57:21 AM

 
Steve Mescha
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Way to go, Mata!!!! I love your determination :-)

8/23/2005 5:54:22 AM

 
Olivia Navarro
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TWO WINNERS?!?!?!?!?! Mata, you're a star!!!! :-) Big congratulations, my friend!!!!

8/23/2005 5:55:11 AM

 
Marie Fields
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CONGRATULATIONS, Mata!!!

8/23/2005 6:12:34 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! On this super win, Mata!

8/23/2005 6:32:24 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this win, Mata!!!

8/23/2005 6:35:07 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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ANOTHER BIG CONGRATULATIONS MATA!!!!!

8/23/2005 7:15:43 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your win for this romantic image, Mata!

8/23/2005 7:17:56 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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COngratulations Mata on your win!!! WTG!!! Looks like re-entering paid off!!!

8/23/2005 7:26:31 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Mata!!

8/23/2005 7:38:42 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Ha! Je le savais ! Toutes mes fÚlicitations Mata :)

8/23/2005 9:32:43 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Beautiful portrait! Beautiful honor! Congratulations!!!

8/23/2005 9:40:19 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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A BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WELL DESERVED SECOND PLACE WIN MATA!!! YOU ROCK THIS MONTH. WAY TO GO. THIS IS SPECTACULAR!

8/23/2005 9:55:22 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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So glad to see this got where it deserved Mata!

8/23/2005 11:08:08 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations Mata, well deserved!

8/23/2005 11:14:41 AM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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Big congrats on this and the other wins for you... I feel like I won a little too with this one!!! LOL

It was a pleasure to help !
dado

8/23/2005 11:47:51 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Mata!

8/23/2005 12:00:36 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Outstanding! Contratulations Mata!

8/23/2005 12:56:19 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congratulations, Mata! It is just lovely!

8/23/2005 2:09:18 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Congratulations

8/23/2005 2:20:21 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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The lovely Mata, congratulations!!

8/23/2005 2:24:43 PM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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This is so incredibly beautiful!!! You should be very proud of this! Congratulations!

8/23/2005 3:36:47 PM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Just beautiful, congratulations!!!

8/23/2005 3:40:03 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome winning image!

8/23/2005 3:50:42 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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SOoooooooo Awesome Mata!!!!!!!!!
Big congrats on your win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8/23/2005 5:39:53 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS on this absolutely beautiful win, Mata!! Outstanding!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

8/23/2005 8:50:20 PM

 
Sachin M. Jadhav
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Congratulations on this winning image MATA!

8/23/2005 10:16:02 PM

 
Terrill Province
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I wish that you and the Italian Eye could work your magic on me! Can't get this image out of my mind, it's so wonderful.

8/23/2005 10:23:41 PM

 
bob cornelison
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I had a feeling this would win! Congrats!
~:O)

8/23/2005 11:28:38 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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A BIG congrats to you Mata!!!

8/24/2005 2:52:56 AM

 
Andrea W. Hedgepeth
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Congratulaltions, Mata!

8/24/2005 5:11:24 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Wow, it's a long way here to comment ;)
Congratulations, Mata!
Wonderful work.

bill

8/24/2005 6:05:12 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Let me add a hearty congrats to the long list! WTG!

8/24/2005 11:57:15 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulaltions, Mata!

8/25/2005 7:46:57 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Beautiful gal, beautiful image and beautiful congratulations, Mata! Wonderful!!!!

8/29/2005 10:38:22 AM

 
Jane Summa
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I'm smiling big! :-) Congratulations :-)!!!!!!!!

9/19/2005 11:01:32 AM

 
Dr Silly
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WOW BEAUTIFUL, Mata this is the first time seeing your gallery and you have some beautiful work.

Congratulation on your win.

:o)

9/30/2005 9:20:59 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I don't think I have seen this many comments on one photo since I joined here :-) You are great behind the camera, but should get in front more ! This is a great collaboration :-)

10/12/2005 12:50:44 AM

 
Martin J. Preslar
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Exceptional Image! Perfectly composed! And Dado's magic wouldn't have been so successful if the raw materials weren't already magical! :)

12/2/2005 7:11:05 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Great image and exceptional vivid colors.
Congratulations!!!

3/11/2006 6:10:59 AM

 
William88 
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>>She is surely a wonderful model!

>>Don't say you are a great
>>photographer!! LOL!

>>10/10/2006 4:12:51 AM



You too, Mata, I mean, are a wonderful model. I wish I could shoot you, I mean, using a camera. LOL!!
Anyway, nice to meet you Mata. Thank you for giving me LOL comment.

10/10/2006 5:40:25 PM

 

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You have an impressive gallery, Mata! Wonderful Work!

7/11/2007 6:45:27 PM

 
Angela Azzinnaro
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GORGEOUS SP Mata!!! You are a STUNNING BEAUTY my friend!!!

9/29/2007 2:34:54 PM

 
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